Harrison Wins #8

Harrison Earns Eighth Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory at LaSalle

LaSalle, Ill. – July 13, 2011 – Mike Harrison displayed his dominance once again at the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals stop Wednesday night at LaSalle (Ill.) Speedway.

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Harrison fought to take the lead from fellow front row starter and Lincoln Speedway Modified Nationals winner Ray Bollinger over the first half of the 30-lap main event before taking command on lap 16, leading the rest of the distance to claim his eighth win of the 2011 tour worth $1,000.  Bollinger settled for second.  Butch Weisser of Peoria, Ill., finished third ahead of Jeff Curl of Forrest, Ill.  Jay Ledford of Pontiac, Ill., rounded out the top five.

Mike Harrison continues to lead the Summit Racing Equipment Modified National by 227 markers over Curl with Mckay Wenger of Fairbury, Ill., 243 points out.

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The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals will return to action Thursday, July 14 at Spoon River Speedway in Canton, Ill.

DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Statistical Report; LaSalle Speedway; LaSalle, Ill.; July 13, 2011

A-Main (30-Laps): 1. 24 Mike Harrison ($1,000), 2. 77 Ray Bollinger, 3. 25 Butch Weisser, 4. C12 Jeff Curl, 5. 7L Jay Ledford, 6. 25 Allen Weisser, 7. 32 Donovan Lodge, 8. 25 Dave Porth, 9. 05 Steven Brooks, 10. 64 Gary Cook Jr., 11. B1 Jeff Larson, 12. 21 Nick Allen, 13. T9 Ryan Thomas, 14. 23 Matt Gemminger, 15. 26 Derick Doerr, 16. 21 Justin McCoy, 17. 4M Mike Marden, 18. 18 Austin Hewitt, 19. 14 Tom Knippenberg, 20. 11 Kevin Hughes, 21. 42 Mckay Wenger.

2011 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Schedule




Winner (Cars)

June 15

Brownstown Speedway

Brownstown, Ind.

PPD/July 12

June 16

Kankakee County Speedway

Kankakee, Ill.

Ken Schrader (39)

June 17

Cedar Lake Speedway

Cedar Lake, Wis.

Ryan Gustin (52)

June 18

Cedar Lake Speedway

Cedar Lake, Wis.

Canceled Rain

June 20

LaSalle Speedway

LaSalle, Ill.


June 21

Spoon River Speedway

Canton, Ill.

PPD/July 14

June 22

Highland Speedway

Highland, Ill.

Ken Schrader (37)

June 23

Fayette County Speedway

Brownstown, Ill.

Mike Harrison(35)

June 24

Tri-City Speedway

Pontoon Beach, Ill.

Mike Harrison(41)

June 25

Fairbury American Legion Speedway

Fairbury, Ill.

PPD/July 23

June 26

I-96 Speedway

Lake Odessa, Mich.

Jacob Poel (31)

June 28

Lincoln Park Speedway

Putnamville, Ind.

Mike Harrison(34)

June 29

Belle Clair Speedway

Belleville, Ill.

Ken Schrader(24)

June 30

Clay Hill Motorsports Park

Atwood, Tenn.

Lucas Lee (16)

July 1

Paducah International Raceway

Paducah, Ky.

Mike Harrison(26)

July 2

I-55 Raceway

Pevely, Mo.

Mike Harrison(37)

July 3

Lincoln Speedway

Lincoln, Ill.

Ray Bollinger (40)

July 6

Peoria Speedway

Peoria, Ill.

Mike Harrison (23)

July 7

Macon Speedway

Macon, Ill.

PPD/July 21

July 8

Farmer City Raceway

Farmer City, Ill.

Chad Kinder(30)

July 9

Clarksville Speedway

Clarksville, Tenn.

Randle Sweeney(16)

July 10

Tri-State Speedway

Haubstadt, Ind.

Mike Harrison(39)

July 12

nstown Speedway

Brownstown, Ind.

John Demoss(20)

July 13

LaSalle Speedway

LaSalle, Ill.

Mike Harrison(22)

July 14

Spoon River Speedway

Canton, Ill.

July 15

Attica Raceway Park

Attica, Ohio

July 16

Oakshade Raceway

Wauseon, Ohio

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